How do I set up a Challenge?

Students need to be covered by a subscription to participate in a Challenge. If you'd like to try out this feature, get in touch


 To set a Challenge:

  1. Log into Sumdog 
  2. Click Set work (at the top of the page next to Overview)
  3. Select Create in the Challenge box
  4. Choose a subject and click next
  5. Check the box beside the class or group you want to select. If you like, click the arrow to expand the classes and groups and select individual students. Then click next.
  6. You'll then have the option to customize the challenge skills. Select the students you want to set skills for then click Set skills at the bottom of the screen. You can use the filters on the left side to help. 
  7. When you're happy with the set skills, click next
  8. Enter the name of the challenge, an encouraging message and the goal for your students. You can also set when the challenge begins and ends.
  9. When you're ready click Create and Done


The target you set will represent the number of correct questions your students will need to work towards. Once they reach their target they will be rewarded with the bonus coins.

A set target of 250 correct answers = 250 coins


If you would like the students to only be able to play in the challenge, click the class control panel on your dashboard and Restrict activities


 If you are using the old teacher dashboard click here for instructions.


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